Central Illinois Gazette
Champaign County Board members have an alternative to appointing H. George Friedman to another term as head of the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District board.
There were some interesting developments Monday as Champaign County Democrats and Republicans tried to fill out their slates for the November general election.
I got to enjoy my first University of Illinois commencement this past Sunday, and I had a much better time than I ever expected to. My wife got a master's degree -- Bravo! -- and we did the entire celebration, from the reception at the President's House t
Our house in south Urbana is about four blocks from one section of town where the tornadoes hit 10 years ago. Unfortunately, my wife and I were away that night, over at the Round Barn in Champaign for a big reception for Lou Henson.
There were no fireworks last night at either of the Champaign County political party conventions. County Republicans had a peaceful changing of the top guard with Jason Barickman succeeding Steve Hartman as party chairman. Democrats reelected